Historic Events of Colonial Days
by Rupert S. Holland
Publisher: George W. Jacobs & Company 1916
Number of pages: 321
An absorbing book, describing the most dramatic episodes in colonial history: Peter Stuyvesant's flag, the struggle between Nathaniel Bacon and Sir William Berkeley, in the days of witches, the attack on the Delaware, the pirates of Charles Town Harbor, etc.
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by Frederick Starr - D. C. Heath & Co.
This book is intended as a reading book for boys and girls in school. The native inhabitants of America are rapidly dying off or changing. Certainly some knowledge of them, their old location, and their old life ought to be interesting to children.
by Arthur May Mowry, William A. Mowry - Silver, Burdett and Co
The record of no other country can present a more startling array of forward movements and upward tendencies than that of our own land, and in no one direction does this upward movement appear quite so clearly as in the line of inventions.
by Jesse Lyman Hurlbut - John C. Winston Co.
You do not need to sit and dream how the wonderful work of building our noble nation was done, for you can read it all here in language simple enough for the youngest of you to understand. Here you are told how white men came over the seas.
The text starts from the first Anglo-Saxon Kings of England, shows how the Crown changed many hands, it has battled Parliament, the period where the power finally transfered to Parliament through to the times of Elizabeth II.